How websites get blocked and why a VPN is the solution

Freedom of speech online is continually at the heart of heated debates.

 

Each country has varying opinions on what is illegal and what constitutes a mere taboo. But the concept of a borderless internet often clashes with local regulations, which leads to blocked and even banned content.

 

Censorship on political grounds is more prevalent than you may think, all in the name of promoting a safer internet experience for all types of audiences. But this affects journalists and commentators alike, and, to an extent, our world view and knowledge.

 

Reports like the Human Freedom Index may make you assume that democratic countries guarantee freedom of expression. But that’s not always the case, especially if consider the different landscape presented by the World Press Freedom Index stats.

 

Let see why and how countries end up banning websites.

4 MIN READ | Last updated: Aug 14, 2020
5 ways to spot a phishing email 

Phishing is one of the most common cybercrimes.

 

And because they’re so deceiving, a lot of people fall prey to phishing emails.

 

To make sure that doesn’t happen to you, we’ve put together these 5 warning signals you should look for in emails.

5 MIN READ | Last updated: Jul 24, 2020
9 signs your PC has been hacked 

One of the most Googled questions ever is How do I know if my PC has been hacked?

 

And sure enough, it reflects a common fear in this digital age. Few things are scarier that someone intruding on your privacy, spying on you, or stealing your files.

 

But it’s not all doom and gloom, and there are things you can do to keep and your data safe.

 

Let’s dive right in.

4 MIN READ | Last updated: Jul 31, 2020

Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

Edward Snowden

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